The table below looks at the statistics for Objective-C skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Objective-C over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Apple Objective-C
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 56 76 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Contract jobs citing Objective-C 7 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.00% 0.78% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.24% 2.51% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
216 319 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.73% 31.21% 27.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 218 156
Median daily rate £450 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £455
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 4
Median hourly rate £13.00 £45.00 £44.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-71.11% +2.09%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +12.67%

Objective-C
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Objective-C as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Objective-C Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Objective-C
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Objective-C across the Reading region.

Objective-C Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Objective-C
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Objective-C also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Objective-C.

1 7 (100.00%) Xcode
1 7 (100.00%) Android
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 6 (85.71%) Apple Swift
2 6 (85.71%) Android Studio
2 6 (85.71%) QA
2 6 (85.71%) Problem Management
2 6 (85.71%) LTE
2 6 (85.71%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) Service Design
3 5 (71.43%) Publishing
3 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
3 5 (71.43%) GSM
3 5 (71.43%) WCDMA
3 5 (71.43%) Apple
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (71.43%) HSPA
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) Finance
5 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
6 1 (14.29%) Handset
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services

Objective-C
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) LTE
2 5 (71.43%) GSM
2 5 (71.43%) HSPA
2 5 (71.43%) WCDMA
Development Applications
1 7 (100.00%) Xcode
2 6 (85.71%) Android Studio
General
1 5 (71.43%) Publishing
2 4 (57.14%) Finance
3 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Architect
2 1 (14.29%) Developer
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) RESTful
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Mobile Development
2 6 (85.71%) Problem Management
2 6 (85.71%) Service Design
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Project Management
3 5 (71.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
4 1 (14.29%) MVC
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOP
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) Apple Swift
1 6 (85.71%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (85.71%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Apple